Clemson Alternative Break Program Headed for Alabama.mov
Thirty volunteers from Clemson University's "Alternative Break Program," will head to Birmingham, AL Sunday to assist with tornado clean-up. Nancy Thomas and Summer Borelli talk about what they hope to accomplish and what their service work means to them.
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Munger on Microfinance, Savings, and Poverty
Mike Munger of Duke University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about microfinance. Munger argues that cultural forces make it difficult for some families to save, and the main value of microfinance is to allow a higher level of savings. Families are willing to save via microfinance even though returns can be negative. Munger argues that this counterintuitive result is possible when other means of savings are unavailable. Munger also discusses microfinance that is used for entrepreneurship
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How to Contribute in the NCLOR
This tutorial should be reviewed by faculty using the main interface to access the NCLOR or CMS users who want to contribute items to the NCLOR. This tutorial includes topics that cover: the contributing process, the differences in collections, and contributing objects and/or assets to a collection.
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Confidence intervals
This RLO defines the term 'confidence intervals' and demonstrates how they can be used to determine the significance and range of possible sizes of a treatment effect.
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Physical activity and health
This RLO outlines the importance physical and mental health benefits to the individual of physical exercise. The second RLO in this series describes practical measures to build exercise into your daily routine. Part of the PAVE (Physical Activity Virtual Education) project.
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TouchStudio - Hello World

In this video, Peli de Halleux, from the Research in Software Engineering group (RiSE) at Microsoft Research, gives a basic tutorial using the TouchStudio editor. Learn how to write 'Hello World' in TouchStudio (and how to use its editor).

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Information Society
"Information and the Society" is an essential subject in order to acquire a teaching certificate of high school. This lecture is going to interpret the connection between technology of information and society. ´╝┤he whole lecture is divided into three parts. The first part is about the social communication of information contents (data, web information and image, etc.). The second part is about the development of electronic organizations (team, market and community) which enable using informatio
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7.1 Sharing the project

As we have seen, the execution of a project may depend on the involvement and co-operation of several departments or functions within an organisation. If this is the case, then, for it to succeed, they must be prepared to share ownership of the project, be willing to work together to help the project achieve its objectives and be happy to release adequate resources when appropriate. The project manager and their team therefore have to create and maintain good relationships with all interested
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2.1 What makes a good project manager?

The performance of the project manager is crucial to the success of any project, since he or she is the person responsible for ensuring that it reaches a successful conclusion. Although criteria for project success are likely to be expressed in terms of meeting deadlines, budgets and standards, much of the project manager's work will involve achieving these benchmarks through people involved in the project. While the role of the project manager has traditionally been powerful in professions s
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6.5.1 Virtual worlds
How does the computer's peculiar binary world of digital entities differ from our analogue world of colour, sound, taste and touch? This unit explores the way in which information, in the form of text, still and moving images, and sound can cross the boundary from the analogue universe into a digital world.
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Immunofluorescence of Cytoskeletal Proteins
This resource provides an introduction for students to the techniques of immunofluorescence.
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Close up view of blood flow in developing Danio showing blood cells moving through blood vessels.
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Brazil - Quiz
This quiz will test the pupil's general knowledge about Brazil.
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Obtaining SNPs from UCSC Table Browser
A quick tip of the week on how to obtain a list of SNPs and data for a gene of interest quickly from the UCSC Table Browser
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Moby, Legacy Apps and the Semantic Web
Presentation given at the Web Services Biohackathon '08 in Tokyo, Japan 2008-02-11. It describes tools for using and providing interoperable bioinformatics Web services. This presentation followed another one outlining the (Bio)Moby protocol and its usage, see www.biomoby.org for more information. Presenter: Paul Gordon. [Note: poor video quality lasts only for the first 30 seconds]
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Prairie dogs eating at the Sonora Desert Museum
Prairie dogs are different from squirrels in that they have more rounded heads, are more pudgy, and have short tails.
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Navigating by the Numbers
In this lesson, students will learn that math is important in navigation and engineering. Ancient land and sea navigators started with the most basic of navigation equations (Speed x Time = Distance). Today, navigational satellites use equations that take into account the relative effects of space and time. However, even these high-tech wonders cannot be built without pure and simple math concepts basic geometry and trigonometry that have been used for thousands of years. In this lesson, these b
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Action-Reaction! Rocket
Students construct a rocket from a balloon propelled along a guide string. They use this model to learn about Newton's three laws of motion, examining the effect of different forces on the motion of the rocket.
Author(s): Ben Heavner,Denise Carlson,Malinda Schaefer Zarske

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